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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner In the poem we can notice that there is a story within the other First the mariner is talking to the wedding guests Second the narrator tells us the scene of the wedding The mariner is one of the guests he is a very old man who chose another guest to narrate his story The guest was scared when the mariner held his hand and he was wandering why did the mariner choose him The second stanza represents the details of the wedding but in the third stanza the man started to narrate his story The mariner had the ability to hold the guests with his glittering eyes He starts describing that the ship was going to the south and the weather was good At this point the poet interrupts the narration giving us information of the wedding party this will happen every now and then The mariner completes his story there is a storm snow and mist and he has to face a difficult situation At the moment Coleridge gave expressing words reflecting the sound of the snow The ice was all around and suddenly a nice bird came out of the mist this bird was considered a good omen After giving the bird food and following it the bird was killed The mariner believed that killing the bird will cause a lot of trouble It was considered a sin and his ship mates blamed him for killing the bird he repeats I have killed the bird His mates sometimes blamed him and som etimes they did not For the first case the bird was considered a good omen because it could have led the ship to its way while in the second case the bird is a bad omen because it came out of the mist In this poem Coleridge used all of his tools to give the time musicality and sound of every
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